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Aqua Capital

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Investment policy

SG 01. RI policy and coverage

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01.1. Indicate if you have an investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach.

01.2. Indicate the components/types and coverage of your policy.

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Policy components/types

Coverage by AUM

01.3. Indicate if the investment policy covers any of the following

01.4. Describe your organisation’s investment principles and overall investment strategy, interpretation of fiduciary (or equivalent) duties,and how they consider ESG factors and real economy impact.

Aqua Capital applies the IFC Performance Standards and associated EHS guidelines and the ILO Core Labor Convention. Its E&S principles address minimization of adverse impacts on environment and stakeholders, efficient use of resources, reduction of emissions, adoption of International Labor Organization standards, and international good practices. 
 Aqua endeavors to carry out the Funds' investment activities with appropriate consideration for the environmental, social, health, safety and labor aspects derived from the activities and operations of projects and companies financed by the Funds by committing to: 
 • Integrate E&S matters into investment practices and lifecycle: 
 • Not finance any activity, production, use, distribution, business or trade that is listed on the Funds' Exclusion List 
 • Require businesses the Funds invests in, at a minimum to comply with the legal and regulatory requirements in the jurisdictions where they operate; and beyond that, to work overtime towards achieving relevant international E&S best practices and standards 
 • Encourage businesses the Funds invest in, to establish an open dialogue with their stakeholders on the E&S impacts of their activities 
 • Seek continuous improvements in the management of E&S matters 
 • Provide its investors with transparent and relevant information on E&S matters related to investment activities 


01.5. Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations or exceptions to your investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach. [Optional]

01.6. Additional information [Optional].


SG 01 CC. Climate risk (Private)

SG 02. Publicly available RI policy or guidance documents


02.1. Indicate which of your investment policy documents (if any) are publicly available. Provide a URL and an attachment of the document.

02.2. Indicate if any of your investment policy components are publicly available. Provide URL and an attachment of the document.

02.3. Additional information [Optional].

SG 03. Conflicts of interest

03.1. Indicate if your organisation has a policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

03.2. Describe your policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

All employees are expected to avoid any action, position or interest that conflict, or can potentially give an appearance of a conflict, with the interest of the Company. An employee who has a material personal interest in a matter that relates to the affairs of the Company must declare such interest to the Compliance Officer and the Partners before the deliberations where the business transaction is to be considered for approval. This policy to manage potential conflicts of interest includes the prevention of insider trading through a clear and properly communicated policy on share dealings and the prohibition of secret profit for all Aqua's employees.

Other Potential Director Conflict Scenarios 
Related Party Transactions: All related party transactions shall be conducted at arm's length and subjected to proper scrutiny as such transactions can present potential or actual conflicts of interest and create the appearance that decisions are based on considerations other than the best interests of the Company and its stakeholders. 


03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

SG 04. Identifying incidents occurring within portfolios (Private)